Wedding Invitation Trends

Use your imagination to turn your wedding invitations into artwork your friends will love to keep forever. If you want to make something unique and need fresh ideas, see which three techniques are very popular at the moment…

Laser Cut Patterns

Laser Cut Patterns
Invitation by Weddingstar

Revolutionary laser cutting technology enables you to make amazing shapes and you can create literally any design from an elaborate floral pattern to a bespoke pop up style wedding invitation. If you want a truly unique invitation you can make your own illustration or choose a gorgeous pattern from your favourite supplier.

Lace overlays are very fashionable at the moment and we love Weddingstar’s Lace Opulence and Art Deco laser embossed invitations, which look very elegant and glamorous.

This style can be used for all other stationery products such as envelope liners, menus, place cards and guest favour packaging, but you can also make fabulous designs for paper bunting or even wedding cake decorations.

Watercolour Wash

Watercolour Wash
Invitation by Cass Deller Design

From splashes of one single colour topped with elegant lettering to fashionable ombre designs and floral motifs, using watercolours to make your wedding invitations can be a fun DIY project to save some money.

Just use watercolours from your wedding palette and splash them onto crisp white paper. Wait until it dries and use a printer to insert the text onto your handmade invitation. Experiment with watercolours and different fonts until you find a design you really like and make sure to select fine quality paper.

You can also buy amazing invitation cards inspired by this wedding stationery trend. We love Weddingstar’s Aqueous wedding invitation ensemble, which includes a pocket hold, RSVP card and envelope, and comes in various ombre colours to coordinate with a wide range of wedding themes.

Foil Stamping

Foil Stamping
Invitation by Bespoke Letterpress

Set the tone for a lavish wedding with stationery that features foil stamping. Add accents in gold or silver to simple chic designs or to embossed stationery for sophisticated glamour.

If you love this trend there are a number of online stationery companies with a range of designs to suit any wedding theme and style. You may even be able to choose your colours, fonts, and wording to perfectly tailor your invitations to your taste.

Carry this stationery trend through to your reception with gold or silver foil place cards, menus and table numbers. Elevate your wedding stationery from ordinary and everyday to something that shimmers and shines!

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